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Collection Level Description: Papers of the British Records Association (Australia)

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Austr. s. 14
Title: Papers of the British Records Association (Australia)
Dates of Creation: 1842-1910
Extent: 4 boxes

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Founded in 1932, the British Records Association exists to encourage and assist with the preservation, care, use and publication of historical records.

Scope and Content

Wills, letters of administration, leases, agreements, etc. relating to private and business affairs in Australia, 1842-1910.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were initially deposited with the British Records Association as follows

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred to the library by the British Records Association on 14th August 1981, 9th March 1982, 25th May 1984 and 16th June 1986.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 645 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Units of Description

Mortgages, conveyances, deeds of administration, death certificates, etc., 1854-1911 (ref. MSS. Austr. s. 12). Further transferrals from the British Records Association relating to areas other than Australasia are listed in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996) and in Manuscript Collections (Africana and non-Africana) in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Supplementary accessions to the end of 1977 and Cumulative Index, compiled by Wendy S. Byrne (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1978.

Access Points

British Records Association

Canning Jarrah Timber Company Limited | Australia

South Australian Tramways Co. Ltd.

Darling Downs and Western Land Company Ltd. | Australia

Australia | History

Timber | Western Australia | History

Trolley buses | South Australia | History

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